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Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina: Lessons Learned, February 2006

Title:
Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina: Lessons Learned, February 2006
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
040-000-00775-0
ISBN:
0-16-075600-6
Description

Reviews the lessons learned from the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina, from the Army Corps of Engineers and the levees, to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other agencies responding before, during and after the disaster along the Gulf Coast. Identifies and establishes a roadmap for doing better in the future. Lays the groundwork for transforming how this Nation - from every level of government to the private sector to individual citizens and communities - pursues a real and lasting vision of emergency preparedness.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

FOREWORD .......... 1

CHAPTER ONE: KATRINA IN PERSPECTIVE.............. 5

CHAPTER TWO: NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS — A PRIMER............. 11

CHAPTER THREE: HURRICANE KATRINA — PRE-LANDFALL........... 21

CHAPTER FOUR: A WEEK OF CRISIS — AUGUST 29 – SEPTEMBER 5........... 33

CHAPTER FIVE: LESSONS LEARNED.......... 51

CHAPTER SIX: TRANSFORMING NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS.......... 65

CHAPTER SEVEN: EPILOGUE.................. 83

APPENDICES........................ 85

Appendix A – Recommendations ...... 87

Appendix B – What Went Right ......... 125

Appendix C – List of Acronyms ............. 145

Appendix D – Staff Page........... 149

Appendix E – Endnotes.......... 151

Audience

Members of government, FEMA, policymakers, military and national guard leaders and members, and civilian emergency response personnel would find this publication useful, as well as members of the general public interested in the governmental issues involved with its response to Hurricane Katrina.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$14.25
International Price:
$19.95
Publisher:
President of the United States, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism
Year/Pages:
2006: 223 p.; ill.
Notes:
NB1313
Key Phrases:
  • Emergency Management
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Disasters
  • Federal Government
SuDocs Class:
PREX 1.2:K 15
Weight:
1.8125
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Subject Bibliography:
141 234
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
02/13/2006
Last Status Update:
12/07/2016
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